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Digital Campaigns Volunteer

Are you passionate about ending the climate crisis, defending the world's ocean and wildlife, and protecting human rights?

We are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to contribute to our ocean, climate and wildlife campaigns. You will be researching relevant organisations and individuals to support our campaigning work, researching and writing social media posts and blogs, and contributing creatively to new ways of getting our message as far as possible.

Why volunteer for EJF?

You will gain valuable experience in working for a dynamic and high-impact charity. You will be given the chance to think creatively and contribute to the success of our campaign through your work, and gain skills and experience in digital campaigning for an effective NGO.

The role is voluntary for a period of 3 months, minimum of 2 weekdays per week. The holder of this role will work remotely, during our standard UK office hours. You will be managed by an experienced EJF staff member and will join and participate in our communications meetings.

Skills and attributes

  • A passion for environmental and climate justice
  • Dedication and tenacity to get the best outcomes possible for the campaign
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Creativity and ideas for new ways to engage the public with our messaging
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work independently to find new stories and content
  • Experience of writing content for social media

Tasks

  • Research and write social media posts for our ocean, climate and wildlife campaigns
  • Research and write messages aimed at high-profile individuals and organisations for our fossil fuel subsidies campaign, aiming to stop the funding of climate chaos
  • Research and write blogs across EJF's campaigns
  • Work with EJF's communications and film teams to develop new ideas for telling our stories and encouraging action

To apply, please send your CV and a short cover letter (including your availability: start date and preferred days) to volunteers@ejfoundation.org. We are looking to recruit for this post as soon as possible so we will review applications as they come in, and may close this posting early. The final deadline is 8am UK time on the 17th of January 2022. Please give your email the subject: "Application for Digital Campaigns Volunteer".